Welcome Waterloo co-op students!

Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.

Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.

Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.

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  1. May 16, 2024Shooting for the stars: Waterloo co-op student pursues dreams in the space industry
    Collage of three images, the CSA lobby, Lee standing at the CSA and a CSA employee testing equipment

    By: Krista Henry (she/her)

    Taking her shot at an out-of-this-world co-op job has led Waterloo Arts student Angelica Lee closer to her dreams of outer space.

  2. Apr. 16, 2024Global citizen and award recipient: Samantha Kremer
    Samantha Kremer with children in Uganda

    By: Micaela Kelly

    Samantha Kremer (she/her) values international co-op experiences and giving back to communities abroad.

  3. Mar. 1, 2024Celebrating standout co-op students in work-integrated learning month
    Award recipents lining up to receive award, and other people are clapping for them

    It's time to celebrate! Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) recognizes outstanding co-op students during work-integrated learning month.

    By: Cameron Stirrup (he/him)

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  1. May 23, 2024Architectural ambitions: learning through purpose
    Ricardo Dabydeen in suit

    Ricardo Dabydeen (he/him), a fourth-year Honours Planning student specializing in urban design, discusses his passion for architecture and how he found a sense of giving back to his community through his co-op journey.

  2. May 16, 2024Trial and error: finding your passion through co-op
    Hannah Teetzel standing in front of Secretariat logo

    Hannah Teetzel (she/her) is a fourth-year Math and Business Administration student. In her blog, Hannah discusses finding her passion through unique co-ops, learning from all her experiences and the importance of being there for one another in the workplace.

  3. May 9, 2024Co-op advice: don’t take a backseat to your life
    University of Waterloo Health student, Kaitlyn Neustaedter, smiling

    Kaitlyn Neustaedter (she/her) is a fourth year Faculty of Health student, minoring in psychology with an option in aging studies. She discusses her growth as a new professional through co-op and the importance of self-advocacy and intentionality during the application process.

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